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Owl Barn, a cottage offering a stunning, pet-friendly rural retreat, surrounded by rolling fields and wildlife. 1 mile from the pretty village of Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant in the heart of the Berwyn Mountains, perfect spot to relax or be active.

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Rooms: Lounge, kitchen, wetroom, double bedroom, twin bedroom

from £100

Meals: Free welcome pack of local produce
Open: Year round
Address: Owl Barn Retreat, Talwrn-y-Glo, Llanrhaeadr, Oswestry, Powys, SY10 0BG
Tel: 441691780491
reviewed by greentraveller

Why we've chosen Owl Barn Retreat:

Owl Barn holiday cottage offers a stunning, pet-friendly retreat in a rural location, surrounded by rolling fields and wildlife. 1 mile from the pretty little village of Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant with its own cafe, good quality butchers, post office, grocery stores and good selection of pubs.

Nearby is Pistyll Rhaeadr, the largest waterfall in Wales and the tallest in the UK, hidden away in an enchanting area in the Berwyn Mountains. The cottage offers fully fitted kitchen/diner with full length balcony, oak floorboards and energy efficient oven/hob and appliances. Worktops are made from recycled glass bottles. Living room with oak flooring, superior 3 seater sofa bed and lounge chair. Freeview TV, DVD and a wide selection of reference books for the local area. The balcony stretches almost the full width of the living room, framing the panorama of the Berwyn’s to perfection. The hallway leads to the Wet Room which has a walk in shower, sink and toilet. Grab rails are fitted. The room is tiled with non slip floor tiles and attractive wall tiles. There is a lit shaving mirror. Double bedroom with dressing table and mirror, drawers and wardrobe hanging space. Oak floorboards and a large panoramic window. Up a small flight of stairs is the grog loft, a twin bedded loft room with Skylight. Selection of reading books, board games and jigsaws. Eco Cork flooring. Restricted headroom - most suitable for children.

The garden is opposite the cottage and attracts numerous birds, butterflies, dragonflies, frogs etc. There are 2 benches available made from reclaimed wood. There are also 2 paddocks available for you to walk around, with benches at various scenic locations. In all there are over 2 acres of land, totally surrounded by open countryside.

We are very dog friendly and welcome up to 2 dogs. Bed linen, hand and bath towels are included along with all eco friendly bathroom and kitchen toiletries. Heating from our eco friendly wood pellet boiler is included and keeps your toes warm with our thermaskirt heating panels. Smoking is not allowed as we pride ourselves on keeping a healthy clean environment for people who may be sensitive to air pollution and allergies. We have private, off road parking.

Review by David Atkinson

The clue is in the name: retreat. It feels like a proper escape to the country and, as such, appeals primarily to outdoors types, although some guests also come with dogs and children. Anne sums up the appeal as relax, rewind and reboot. “It’s quite simply,” she says, “a place for nature lovers.”"

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Top Eco Features at Owl Barn Retreat:

  • Eco friendly wood pellet boiler

  • Eco Cork flooring

  • Worktops are made from recycled glass bottles

  • Good environmental practice which aims to protect and enhance the natural environment both locally and globally

  • High levels of insulation

  • Developed Wild Life Garden and ponds



Owl Barn Retreat, Powys, Wales
Nearest train station: Oswestry

Directions from station:
We are 40 mins from the nearest Train station

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Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.

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